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KIO: Hpakant Concert Bombing Is A War Crime

KIO: Hpakant Concert Bombing Is A War Crime

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) has vowed to use the massacre in Hpakant, in which at least 78 people were killed at a concert, as an opportunity to step up its fight against the illegal

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Regime Prevents Hpakant Bombing Victims From Reaching Hospitals

Regime Prevents Hpakant Bombing Victims From Reaching Hospitals

The Burma Army (BA) is stopping people wounded in its recent airstrike on a concert in the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) Brigade 9 area in Hpakant Township from being taken to hospitals in Hpakant and

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Regime Jet Fighters Bomb Hpakant Concert

Regime Jet Fighters Bomb Hpakant Concert

The Burma Army (BA) massacred more than 60 civilians, including a famous Kachin musician, after sending three jet fighters to bomb an open-air concert commentating the 62nd anniversary of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) in

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Villagers Oppose Gold Mining In Tanai

Villagers Oppose Gold Mining In Tanai

The people of Hukawng Valley want to convert fallow land near their village into farms, but out-of-town mining companies have their eyes on the gold deposits in the area and have been already reportedly paying

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Villagers Resettled In Mansi Feel Abandoned

Villagers Resettled In Mansi Feel Abandoned

Civilians who were resettled a few years ago after fighting forced them to flee their homes and live in an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp aren't receiving the help they need to rebuild their lives

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KIO Distributes Land In Hukawng Valley

KIO Distributes Land In Hukawng Valley

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), one of Burma's most powerful ethnic armed organisations (EAO) fighting against the military regime, has announced that it'll redistribute many acres of land in the Hukawng Valley along the Tanai-Ledo

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Students Graduate From KIO Highschools

Students Graduate From KIO Highschools

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) Education Department has announced that well over half of the students have passed their high school graduation exams for the 2021-2022 school year. Of the 2,192 students who took their

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KIO Labels Groups Working With Regime In Kachin State As Enemies

KIO Labels Groups Working With Regime In Kachin State As Enemies

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), one of Burma's most powerful ethnic armed organisations (EAO), designated the People's Militia Forces (PMFs), the Border Guard Forces (BGFs) and the political parties that have accepted the military regime

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KIO Refuses To Join Naypyitaw Peace Talks

KIO Refuses To Join Naypyitaw Peace Talks

The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) is boycotting peace talks organised by the regime-installed State Administration Council in Naypyitaw. According to KIO's spokesperson, Col Naw Bu, the ethnic armed organisation (EAO) decided not to attend talks

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KIO Will Provide Land For Poppy Eradication In Hukawng Valley

KIO Will Provide Land For Poppy Eradication In Hukawng Valley

The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) will distribute land plots to farmers in Tanai Township as part of its poppy eradication programme in Kachin State's Hukawng Valley, an area of Tanai Township where opium cultivation has